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Myth making

Myth making

Jim Harbourne on his Myth of the Singular Moment:

Every fringe seems to throw up its own little wonders; Shows that resonate long after the other, more flashy, immediately appealing and headline events have left your thoughts. The Myth of the Singular Moment was one such show.

April 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Nights of Charity

Nights of Charity

Fosse goes forth:

Edinburgh Music Theatre is in a big spending mood this week, as it takes to the Church Hill Theatre stage with Sweet Charity, the musical made famous by choreographer and director Bob Fosse.

April 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Blitzing the Brunton

Blitzing the Brunton

MAMA take on Bart’s WW2 musical:

Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association promise old-fashioned knees-up entertainment, delivered with a contemporary edge in their production of Blitz!, opening at the Brunton on Thursday for three nights only.

April 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Southern Comfort

Southern Comfort

EGTG take on Puppet Profanity:

The devil is coming to Edinburgh this Easter holidays thanks to EGTG – a company that revels in a challenge and upholds the long tradition of the city’s amateur companies in taking on difficult work.

April 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Disruptive elements

Disruptive elements

Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller on finding and staging Ijames’ White:

This weekend the EUTC is leaving its Bedlam home for a short break at St Cecelia’s Hall where it is presenting the UK premiere of James IJames’ “truly disruptive” play, White.

March 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Brodie is hanging around

Brodie is hanging around

Notorious villain in musicals make-over:

A musical about Deacon Brodie the notorious 18th century Edinburgh town councillor and locksmith who turned thief by night, is to get a second revival this week in Portobello.

March 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Grave comedy for Church Hill

Grave comedy for Church Hill

EPT present Menchell favourite:

Edinburgh People’s Theatre return to the Church Hill Theatre this week with four performances of Ivan Menchell’s late Eighties comedy The Cemetery Club.

March 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
EUSC take on the Shrew

EUSC take on the Shrew

New look at Shakespeare’s troubling work:

Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company is this week taking on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew – a tricky choice given the misogyny which underpins its comedy, but one which the company is tackling head on.

March 9, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
SLO’s Fair Lady

SLO’s Fair Lady

My Fair Lady seen in Southern Light:

Southern Light is bringing a new production of Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady to the King’s from Tuesday 5 March 2019, and promise a 21st century feel to a story which is over a century old.

March 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Double immersion

Double immersion

No bystanders in immersive show:

Edinburgh’s innovative Civil Disobedience marks LGBT History month with a three night run at Assembly Roxy – to Saturday 23 Feb – of its part drag, part interactive cabaret, part provocation: Jock Tamson’s Bairns.

February 19, 2019 | By | Reply More